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My current rig is in my sig below, and heres my question.

If I were to buy a DFI LANParty NF4 ULTRA-D or an Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe, and SLI two 8800 GT's, would there be any difference in the settings I could smoothly run Crysis on if i was running a E6600 rig instead of my Opteron rig?

I dont care about numbers of synthetic scores and etc. I just care about actual performance.

Thanks for your input!
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there's a 24 hour bump rule you know not 45 minutes. Anyways, yes there would be a massive difference, that s939 Opteron is getting very dated now.
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there's a 24 hour bump rule you know not 45 minutes. Anyways, yes there would be a massive difference, that s939 Opteron is getting very dated now.
sorry about the rule.. wont happen again
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Also you will get the added benefit of ddr2, not to mention about 3.2-3.8 on that CPU. You will most definitely see an actual real world difference.
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Also you will get the added benefit of ddr2, not to mention about 3.2-3.8 on that CPU. You will most definitely see an actual real world difference.
Since u brang up the ram issue.. there are newer boards that support ddr3. Is it worth the extra 100 for those boards.. im hearing that ddr2 isnt even fully being utilized
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Since u brang up the ram issue.. there are newer boards that support ddr3. Is it worth the extra 100 for those boards.. im hearing that ddr2 isnt even fully being utilized
No DDR3 isn't worth it yet, the timings are too high right now for the mhz boost you get. RAM really has always been about quantity not speed anyways, you can get a 4Gb set of good DDR2 1000mhz ram nowadays for less then $100
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Imo You should Upgrade to Socket am2... Lots of Idiots people would pay
a good amount of money for your 939 stuff...

Ps. Im One of those Idiots people

As for your Question, i cant really understand it but this is what understood

Youre Comparing Your Opteron Rig with your E6600

Uhm.... E6600 blows Opteron out of the Water..... Socket 939 Mobos Sli Chipsets are too Old and Dont Scale near as well as the Newer ones
    
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Imo You should Upgrade to Socket am2... Lots of Idiots people would pay
a good amount of money for your 939 stuff...

Ps. Im One of those Idiots people

As for your Question, i cant really understand it but this is what understood

Youre Comparing Your Opteron Rig with your E6600

Uhm.... E6600 blows Opteron out of the Water..... Socket 939 Mobos Sli Chipsets are too Old and Dont Scale near as well as the Newer ones
well e6600 blows 939 opteron out of the water
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You will see a massive performance increase if you were to upgrade to a Skt 775 rig using a E6600 and SLi'ed 8800GT's, mostly because your hardware is dated and not optimized as well, however Crysis is very CPU intensive so a Q6600 would be a far better choice than an E6600 as it wouldnt cause a bottleneck. In terms of DDR3, yes it is very expensive but IMO if you are building a new rig then i would recommend getting a DDR3 motherboard as you will use it sooner or later, but using the 8800GT's should give you at least a 100% performance increase if not 200%, hope all goes well with this build
    
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